PHOENIX COYOTES ANNOUNCE
'ACE BAILEY CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION
GOT SKILLS' WINNERS
The Phoenix Coyotes are proud to announce the winners of the "Ace Bailey Children's Foundation Got Skills" competition which took place Monday and Tuesday, November 6th and 7th, at Jobing.com Arena. Coyotes' players Keith Ballard and Fredrik Sjostrom attended the event and met with the kids, signed autographs and took pictures.
Over 120 girls and boys ages 9-12 from all over the Valley competed in fastest skater, hardest shot, shooting accuracy, shoot out and best goalie.
Lynndy Smith, a 12-year-old girl from Glendale, won the fastest skater for PeeWee travel. According to Got Skills officials, her time of 13.93 seconds per lap should hold up in the 'Top 5' in the country. She also had the second hardest shot at 53 mph (the winner shot 57 mph).
Five winners were selected for each travel and house category for both Squirt (9-10 year old) and PeeWee (11-12 year old). The winners were invited to compete at the National Championships in New York City in June of 2007.
|SQUIRT HOUSE DIVISION ||SQUIRT TRAVEL DIVISION |
|Fastest Skater: Austin Crosby, Phoenix (16.2 MPH) ||Fastest Skater: Malachi Bushey, Tucson (15.1 MPH) |
|Accuracy: Jonathan Simon, Mesa (2 in 2) ||Accuracy: Malachi Bushey, Tucson (3 in 6) |
|Hardest Shot: Jonathan Simon, Mesa (38 MPH) ||Hardest Shot: Colin Quinn, Phoenix (38 MPH) |
|Shootout: Jack Lang, Gilbert ||Shootout: Todd Burgess, Glendale |
|Best Goalie: Forbes Ploszaj, Gilbert ||Best Goalie: Devin Bell, Laveen |
|PEEWEE HOUSE DIVISION ||PEEWEE TRAVEL DIVISION |
|Fastest Skater: Willie Biberdorf, Phoenix (15.39 MPH) ||Fastest Skater: Lynndy Smith, Glendale (13.93 MPH) |
|Accuracy: Therese Hanna, Chandler (2 in 8) ||Accuracy: Adam Kleven, Peoria (4 in 7) |
|Hardest Shot: Andrew Cauble, Phoenix (45 MPH) ||Hardest Shot: Beau Browning, Queen Creek (57 MPH) |
|Shootout: Willie Biberdorf, Phoenix ||Shootout: Brendan Rapp, Phoenix |
|Best Goalie: Jake Osmun, Phoenix ||Best Goalie: Josh Dover, Peoria |